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Valerie Tarico on The Right to Reason

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The Right to Reason Podcast- The Righteous and the Woke Valerie Tarico with Robert Stanley (51 min. audio) Youtube, Patreon, ITunes What do sincere Evangelicals and Social Justice Warriors have in common? More than you might think. Both, for one … Continue reading

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Easter Bunnies are More Deliciously Wicked than You Might Think

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For most of Christian history, those furry little creatures were associated with queer sex, not chocolate. Easter may be a Christian holiday, but many of its most delightful traditions have pagan or pre-Christian roots. Spring equinox has long been celebrated … Continue reading

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One Psychological Reason Democratic Primaries May Serve as a Trump Re-Election Campaign

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From an emotional standpoint, attacking character rather than policies can be a one-way street. More than ever in the age of social media, when political opponents compete they focus on each other’s character flaws, missteps, and past bad behavior rather … Continue reading

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New Egg Sorting Technologies to Save Six Billion Chicks Yearly from Industrial Grinders

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When you think of humanely-sourced eggs, you may picture hens that are cage free. Think smaller. During the past decade, a growing number of consumers have become aware that the quest for efficient industrial-scale egg production had led to hens … Continue reading

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Valerie Tarico on The Thinking Atheist – Purity Cults in the Struggle for Justice

The Thinking Atheist – The Righteous and the Woke: Purity Cults in the Struggle for Justice (1 hr, 7 min. audio) In this crazy world, how often has a passionate desire for justice caused us to oversimplify complex problems, ignore … Continue reading

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What we Know about Abuse by Clergy – For Starters, Homosexual Priests and Modern Sexual Norms are Not the Problem

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Sexual abuse perpetrated and hidden by clergy goes back centuries. A priest with unsupervised access to boys grooms and then molests them. As the pattern becomes undeniable, the primary concern of church leaders is not for the children but for … Continue reading

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Treat True Believers with Humanity, not Contempt

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Even assuming credulity is a weakness, decent people don’t jeer at others who are functioning poorly in some part of life. With religious belief holding such an outsized influence on our society, it is reasonable that atheists, humanists and other … Continue reading

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